Sapphire Ice Cave

Sapphire Ice Cave
Sapphire Ice Cave
Sapphire Ice Cave
Sapphire Ice Cave
Duration: 2.5 to 3 Hours Season: All year

This is your chance to visit one of the most stunningly blue ice cave that has formed in the biggest glacier ice cap in Iceland. The Sapphire Ice Cave is a natural wonder of the Vatnajökull National Park region in the southeast of Iceland.

Tour itinerary

We will board our super jeep and then drive you for approx. 25 minutes through the snowy landscape to get close to the glacier. After getting the necessary equipment (helmet and crampons) we will walk for about 30 minutes to the edge of the glacier where the famous Sapphire ice cave is located. 

When we get to the ice cave you can take your time to walk around, enjoy the amazing view, take some wonderful photos and make memories you will never forget. This cave truly is breathtaking!


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  • Super Jeep ride to the glacier
  • Breathtaking views
  • Family-friendly tour
  • Breathtaking ice cave

Duration: 2.5 to 3 Hours
Skills requirement: Moderate, being able to hike for 30 minutes each way
Group size: 2 – 12 persons per guide
Age limit: The minimum age for this tour is 10 years old
Available All year-round, depending on weather conditions

Meeting point
The meeting point for all our trips is at the Jökulsárlón / Glacier lagoon parking lot
Please be there 30 minutes before departure.

There are no toilets in the ice cave so we recommend you use the facilities at the glacier lagoon before departure.

Services included

  • Licensed ice cave guide
  • Super jeep transportation from theJökulsárlón Glacier lagoon parking lot
  • All required glacier safety equipment (helmet, crampons)

Services not included

  • Snacks
  • Your camera
  • Warm clothing and waterproof hiking shoes
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen if the sun shines 
  • Personal traveling insurance
  • Transfer from Reykjavík is not included. We meet you on location at the Jökulsárlón Glacier lagoon parking lot.

Ready to live your dream?

The encounter of a lifetime awaits. For nature-lovers who don’t follow the beaten path, this is the ideal way to explore the marvels of Iceland. We can’t wait to help you discover all that Iceland has to offer. Start planning your adventure today.

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